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Block Gallery and Block2 Call for Artists Deadline June 30!

submit applications for the 2011-2012 exhibition series at the Block Gallery

IMMIGRANT GATE II SCULPTURE TO BE INSTALLED IN MILLBROOK EXCHANGE PARK

Jim Gallucci’s sculpture, “Immigrant Gate II,” will be installed in Millbrook Exchange Park on May 12.  An official unveiling celebration (date to be announced soon) will take place over the summer after a new sidewalk approaching the sculpture is in place. “Immigrant Gate II,” first shown at Pier Walk in Chicago in 1997 and subsequently… Read More ›

CALL FOR ART ON CITY PLAZA | Deadline: June 7

Artists from North Carolina and the contiguous states of Virginia, Tennessee, Georgia and South Carolina are invited to submit work for the temporary one-year sculpture exhibition.

Jason Craighead Self and System

ARTIST JASON CRAIGHEAD CONTRIBUTES “RECYCLED” ART TO GREEN FRAME EXPOSITION | Apr 24

“This piece is commenting on education and the renewal of belief in the human self, how we lose it in our educational system and our efforts to achieve ‘status,’ then find ourselves feeling empty, even worthless, by this society’s definition. Returning focus to the self and not the struggle can bring about a community that works collectively and honestly. Less division and competition….no more good, better, best….education vs. inspiration.”

NOVELIST ZELDA LOCKHART SELECTED AS 2010 PIEDMONT LAUREATE

Highly acclaimed Durham County novelist Zelda Lockhart has been selected as the region’s 2010 Piedmont Laureate. The Piedmont Laureate program is dedicated to building a literary bridge for residents to come together and celebrate the art of writing.  Co-sponsored by the City of Raleigh Arts Commission, Alamance County Arts Council, Durham Arts Council, Johnston County… Read More ›